"MOTOCROSS THE WAY IT WAS MEANT TO BE
FOR BIKES AND BODIES OF ANY AGE"

Lesson Learned

To Everyone,
I want to thank all the friends and competitors that conveyed their concern yesterday, after I crashed.
Crashing is an unfortunate and unavoidable part of the sport I try not to make a habit of. Typically crashes are something to learn from. Usually it is what NOT to do again but yesterday was a little different for me. 
I have been racing for almost 50 years and in all that time I have never had all my fellow racers stop the moto and come check on me when I hit the ground.
That was an amazing moment for me (once I awoke from my brief dirt nap) and one I will never forget. Thank you boys, one and all.
I was also very humbled by the genuine concern that everyone at the event conveyed. Thank you to all of you as well.
Care and concern are obviously alive and well at ARX and so should it always be, on and off the track!
We all do this for the same reason…FUN, participants and spectators alike.
We should never lose sight of that fact and it should always come first.
While crashing is not FUN, it is something to learn from and the lesson I learned yesterday is that I am a very fortunate man to be surrounded by such kind and considerate souls.
Happiest of holidays and make 2017 the best yet!
Rick Doughty
P.S. Yes, I will be ready for duty come round one!

THANKS FOR A GREAT YEAR OF RACING ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS

SEE YOU JAN 29 AT COMPETITIVE EDGE